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Welcome to my fresh new look!

  I’m so excited  to welcome you to my fresh new website! A big shout out to Cameron @ for getting my site up and running. Some time last year I attended a workshop that highlighted some deficits in my existing web site. For instance, I found out I need a host for my domain so I can link my email. And not just any email account, but a new one that allows me to use mail chimp for my newsletters. (Wait

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5 tips on learning to write again

It takes a while to realise that – once out of practice with writing regularly it’s important to do just that – (1) Write every day – whether a blog post, an entry in Facebook or another social media platform or an article for my first ever newsletter. Like almost anything, skill is acquired in the doing. So I write each day. Short or long. In the long term at least 1000 words a day is a great goal and

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Why it’s important to write every day

Well, I’ve read and heard that ‘writers should write every day’ so many times I figured I needed to start. After a lot of deliberation about the truth or otherwise of the statement I took the stumbling word out and began. “Should” is one of those words fraught with loaded meaning. Take, for example, the notion that I should ring my mother every week. It takes on the level of duty with ‘should’prefacing the action. If I rang her because

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10 things you don’t already know about me.

(1) I am a mother… yes… It’s not meant to read “I’m….”…. you see I once read Descartes hang on! That’s not Des carts … we don’t know any Des blokes… this guy I read about is ayCarts’… okay mum! I get it. You read about some bloke. So what’s your point? I’m getting there!…. ) He said – ‘I think, therefore I am’. Well I Am a mother…I Am  daughter. .. a grand daughter. … and I have a

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